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With a wide variety of topics and formats, GSA events have something for everyone. Take a look at our events calendar below to find out which is perfect for you. The key below highlights the complimentary events for various membership levels.

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Forthcoming events...

Date

Event

Time

Location

Description

11/03/2019 GSA Management Council 14:30-15:30 GSA, Wardour Street, London Association Governance. Closed to GSA Management Council Members only. 
11/03/2019 GSA Executive Council 15:30-17:30 GSA, Wardour Street, London Campaign planning and progression. Closed to GSA Council Members only.
20/03/2019 Buy- Side Open House 10:00-13:30 BBC, White City Place, 201 Wood Lane The BBC is the first organisation to open its doors and invite the strategic sourcing community in to learn first-hand the BBC’s industry leading approach to strategic sourcing. This half day session is split into two key components: the buyers-Show and Tell and then following the networking break, the Community Cohesion Cohort – where all elements of the strategic sourcing community come together to discuss approaches to driving value-add through collaboration.
28/03/2019 Blockchain 16:00-18:00 NTT's Innovation Lab, Epworth House, City Road, EC1Y 1AA Haydn Jones, founder of Blockchain Hub will provide an overview of Blockchain. Tom Winstanley, Head of Consulting and Innovation, NTT Data and Jorge Lesmes, Global Head of Blockchain Banking practice, Everis. who will discuss projects that have been put into production leveraging Blockchain in the banking Industry. We will also share examples of how blockchain is being used in contracting and the supply chain, among others.
02/04/2019 Webinar on the future of Customer Experience with Iain Banks & Peter Dorrington 11:00 London An insightful webinar looking at the future of customer experience in an analytical, automated world, featuring key speakers from ttec.
08/04/2019 Strategic Leadership Exec 15:30-17:30 GSA, Wardour Street, London A look to the future: what will strategic sourcing look like in 2025. Closed to GSA Strategic Leadership Exec members only.
25/04/2019 Cloud 16:00-18:00 London

A SourcingTech series event.

As the name suggests, the series will be focused on the new and emerging technologies that the sourcing profession needs to be aware of, but equally will provide guidelines to GSA members on how best to source these new technologies into their organisations.
21/05/2019 Digital Workforce 09:00-11:00 London A focus on Automation in the public sector.
21/05/2019 Attracting Talent 14:00-16:00 GSA, Wardour Street, London There’s a war on talent. How do we upskill the teams we have and attract new talent into the profession? This is a #ReshapingSourcing workstream. New contributors welcome.
23/05/2019 Data Analytics and Infonomics London

A SourcingTech series event.

As the name suggests, the series will be focused on the new and emerging technologies that the sourcing profession needs to be aware of, but equally will provide guidelines to GSA members on how best to source these new technologies into their organisations.
03/06/2019 GSA Management Council 14:30-15:30 GSA, Wardour Street, London Association Governance. Closed to GSA Management Council members only.
03/06/2019 GSA Executive Council 15:30-17:30 GSA, Wardour Street, London Campaign planning and progression. Closed to GSA Council members only.
20/06/2019 5G and new wireless technologies transforming connectivity 16:00-18:00 London

A SourcingTech series event.

As the name suggests, the series will be focused on the new and emerging technologies that the sourcing profession needs to be aware of, but equally will provide guidelines to GSA members on how best to source these new technologies into their organisations.
June TBC Buy Side Open House TBC TBC

This series of events is focused on buy-side organisations opening their doors to members of the GSA community to showcase the inner workings of their strategic sourcing activity in a bid to share insights and drive best practice across the community.

June TBC Emergent Talent Forum 09:00-16:30 Belfast

A day of workshops and seminars on best practice and industry futures based around the GSA’s Global Sourcing Standard and results to date of its #Reshaping sourcing programme. Although open to all, this event has been developed with a view to encouraging the captains of industry of tomorrow to get involved in the industry and profession and work with the GSA on how they’d like to shape the future.

June TBC Professional Awards 18:45-01:00

Annual Awards programme celebrating the teams and the individuals that really demonstrate the strategic value sourcing can bring to an organisation. A glittering black time affair.

15/07/2019 Strategic Leadership Exec 15:30-17:30 GSA, Wardour Street, London A look to the future: what will strategic sourcing look like in 2025. Closed to GSA Strategic Leadership Exec members only.
18/07/2019 IoT and the Revolution of Sensor Technology London

A SourcingTech series event.

As the name suggests, the series will be focused on the new and emerging technologies that the sourcing profession needs to be aware of, but equally will provide guidelines to GSA members on how best to source these new technologies into their organisations.
13/08/2019 Digital Workforce 09:00-11:00 London A #ReshapingSourcing working group focused on developing key initiatives in the digital workforce and intelligent automation space. New contributors welcome
09/09/2019 GSA Management Council 14:30-15:30 GSA, Wardour Street, London Association Governance. Closed to GSA Management Council members only.
09/09/2019 GSA Executive Council 15:30-17:30 GSA, Wardour Street, London Campaign planning and progression. Closed to GSA Council members only.
26/09/2019 IoT and the Revolution of Sensor Technology 16:00-18:00 London

A SourcingTech series event.

As the name suggests, the series will be focused on the new and emerging technologies that the sourcing profession needs to be aware of, but equally will provide guidelines to GSA members on how best to source these new technologies into their organisations.
October TBC Buy-Side Open House TBC TBC

This series of events is focused on buy-side organisations opening their doors to members of the GSA community to showcase the inner workings of their strategic sourcing activity in a bid to share insights and drive best practice across the community.

October TBC Global Sourcing Summit 08:30-17:00 Ukraine

The GSA’s flagship global event. A day packed full of plenary seminars and thought-provoking break-out sessions dedicated to industry futures and best practice.

October TBC Global Sourcing Awards 18:45-01:00 Ukraine

A celebration of best practice in strategic sourcing – rewarding company and project achievements from around the world. A black tie celebration and party.

28/10/2019 Strategic Leadership Exec 15:30-17:30 GSA, Wardour Street, London A look to the future: what will strategic sourcing look like in 2025. Closed to GSA Strategic Leadership Exec members only.
12/11/2019 Digital Workforce 09:00-11:00 London A #ReshapingSourcing working group focused on developing key initiatives in the digital workforce and intelligent automation space. New contributors welcome.
19/11/2019 Attracting Talent 14:00-16:00 GSA, Wardour Street, London There’s a war on talent. How do we upskill the teams we have and attract new talent into the profession? This is a #ReshapingSourcing workstream. New contributors welcome.
November TBC GSA UK Awards 18:45-01:00 London A celebration of best practice in strategic sourcing – rewarding company and project achievements. A black tie celebration and party.
21/11/2019 Security 16:00-18:00 London

A SourcingTech series event.

As the name suggests, the series will be focused on the new and emerging technologies that the sourcing profession needs to be aware of, but equally will provide guidelines to GSA members on how best to source these new technologies into their organisations.
02/12/2019 GSA Management Council 14:30-15:30 GSA, Wardour Street, London Association Governance. Closed to GSA Management Council members only.
02/12/2019 GSA Executive Council 15:30-17:30 GSA, Wardour Street, London Campaign planning and progression. Closed to GSA Council members only.
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